1983 – 2018
N. Grosvenordale, CT – Joshua A. Proulx, 35, of Riverside Dr., unexpectedly passed away surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at UMass University Hospital from an illness. He was born in Southbridge, MA but lived his childhood in Dudley, MA. He attended school at Bay Path High School in Charlton, MA. He was the loving companion of Callie Parker for 19 years. They have two wonderful children, Jameson and Kaylynn Proulx who both love and will miss him dearly. Josh was the son of Paul Proulx and Cindy (Leduc) Proulx, both of whom reside in Southbridge. He also leaves behind his grandparents, Roland and Shirley Leduc; two loving sisters, Kasey Proulx of Southbridge and Erin Proulx along with his brother in-law, Christopher Nichols also of Southbridge; and his nephews, who will miss him tremendously, and Jordan and Jionni Nichols. Josh has a big loving family which includes his aunt and uncle, Donald and Lynn of Texas; and their children, his close cousins, Dawn Santasieri and Andrew Proulx, also from Texas. He spent many of his younger years close to his Taunte, Madelene Stubbs of Worcester, MA. He leaves behind his Minoke, Christopher Leduc of Woodstock, CT as well. Josh was loved by many and leaves behind many friends and family. He is predeceased by his grandparents, Gerald and Jeannette Proulx.
Joshua enjoyed fishing, the outdoors sitting by the fire and most importantly, more than anything, his two children. He worked most of his life in the manufacturing business, mainly running around on his forklift truck and making everyone laugh. Josh was a loving father, boyfriend, son, brother, and will be missed very much by all of his loved ones.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Joshua’s family from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2018 in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Memorial donations in Joshua’s memory may be made to the Jameson Proulx Memorial Fund, or the Kaylynn Proulx Memorial Fund c/o Key Bank, 163 Providence St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.